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[Edge of Bear Valley reservoir] (2 views)
Friend, Hervey
Hall, Wm. Ham. (William Hammond)
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
California State Library
California History Section Picture Catalog
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Plates in: [Bear Valley irrigation project photograph album]. Cover and spine title: Irrigation. "Wm. Ham. Hall" -- lettered on front cover. Pgs. [10-11].
Attrributed to photographer Herve Friend.
Views of reservoir, pines and lakeside meadows.
View 1 (2010-6185) -- view 2 (2010-6174).
Mr. Hall served as Chief Engineer for the Bear Valley Irrigation Company between 1891 and 1894. Initial single-arch dam built by Frank Brown and Edward G. Judson between 1883 and 1884. In 1891 began construction of new dam. Frank Brown in 1891 commissioned photographer Herve Friend to document expansion of Bear Valley dam and water system. Between August and September he photographed Bear Valley, Redlands and Moreno Valley. Made a series of mammoth prints (14 x 17 in.) and series of 8 x 10 in. prints which were distributed as individual prints or as albums by Bear Valley Irrigation Company to potential investors.
Transferred from William Hammond Hall manuscript collection.
Nonprojected graphic
2 photographic prints ; 11 x 15 in. and 11 1/8 x 14 3/4 in.
Bear Valley Irrigation Company--Photographs
Reservoirs--California--Bear Valley (San Bernardino)
Pines--California--Bear Valley (San Bernardino)
Bear Valley (San Bernardino County, Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Photograph albums
Bear Valley (San Bernardino)
Bear Valley (San Bernardino County, Calif.)

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